Full-Time

Staff Mechanical Design Engineer

Aerostructures, R2713

Updated on 5/17/2024

Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Mid

Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
CAD
Communications
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with 3D CAD, CAE, and PLM systems
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding yourself and others to high standards, and being kind to others
  • Demonstrated track record of assuming ownership over development processes and features and delivering outstanding outcomes
  • Proven track record of successfully shipping products, showcasing the ability to navigate through development cycles, overcome obstacles, and deliver high-quality solutions to meet project deadlines and exceed client expectations in a fast-paced environment
Responsibilities
  • Own and contribute to the design and development of new products and subsystems
  • Perform analysis on designs including hand calculations, CAD, and FEA
  • Rapidly design, prototype and test to validate the robustness and proper performance of designs
  • Lead design reviews
  • Participate in engineering and pre-production product builds
  • Interface with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful development and launch of new products
  • Exemplify technical excellence and be accountable for your work
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement within hardware development projects, demonstrating initiative to propose and implement innovative solutions that enhance efficiency, quality, and overall project success and V-Bat reliability
  • Other duties as assigned

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$940.7M

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

111%

Benefits

Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours

PTO

Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors